Travel Blogs from Gudvangen
It is seriously difficult to get a cursor in this box. This time I had to start in bullet style, then go back and start again. Sheesh!
So we woke up this morning in Finse after a rather pricey night in a very nice room. Breakfast was laid on for us at 7 am and a very nice brekky it was. Everything you could think of was there. We told the desk person that we were hoping to get to Flåm by noon ...
We all jumped on the bus and headed a few hours to stay in camping cabins at the end of Naeryofjord, a Unesco listed fjord. The cabins were in a valley surrounded by towering cliffs and waterfalls. SO pretty!!! We cooked dinner and ate outside with views of the falls. The next morning we took a boat through the fjord and were surrounded by busloads of Chinese tourists. They just don't know how to be gentle travellers yet. Giant loud groups are hard to ...
... side of the train to get the other view. It was easy to see why National Geographic rated this as one of the top 10 railway trips in the world.
We got back to Flaam just before noon, so we decided to go back to the ship for a quick lunch before visiting the free railway museum. The museum gave the history of the railroad from the time it was first proposed to the present. We also visited a couple shops where I bought key chains with ...
... little deck has a great view. However, they are just old, and not historic. I wasn't upset with them, but it wasn't quite the elegance of the other areas. Also, it is unfortunate that there is a lot of construction going on in Voss, so the views aren't as nice as they could be. This isn't just by our hotel, but all over town.
We went to the little Italian restaurant in town for dinner, and it was excellent. I highly recommend it as the food just really hit the ...
... for our train to Oslo to arrive. To enable us to board the trains quickly as they stopped briefly at the station we'd devised a "boarding plan". I jump on first with my backpack and hand luggage ready to receive the cases as Trev and Sal manhandle them up the steps before they jump on board with their backpacks and hand luggage to join me. We seem to be getting it down to a fine art!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking